Bob Silverman is highly regarded throughout the legal community and the automotive industry for his continuing efforts in helping consumers with their Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims. He is a founding partner of Kimmel & Silverman (www.lemonlaw.com), the oldest and largest lemon law firm in the Northeast. Since its inception in 1991, the Firm has successfully resolved more than 75,000 claims, recovering over $150 million for their clients. Mr. Silverman has worked hard for consumer rights, trying his cases in the Federal and State Courts in which he practices. He has also successfully briefed and argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. His efforts have been featured in numerous consumer stories on television and in print.
It is widely believed that Attorney Silverman has handled more General Motors Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims than any other attorney in the Nation. He has been repeatedly honored among Pennsylvania and New Jersey’s Super Lawyers in polls conducted by Law and Politics Magazine, named “a pioneer in lemon law litigation” by the Newark Star Ledger, and called a “force to be reckoned with” by an executive for a well known Korean manufacturer.
Mr. Silverman earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Pennsylvania State University and holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Temple University School of Law. He is an attorney in good standing and has been admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Mr. Silverman is an active member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association and the New York Bar Association. He is a member in good standing with the American Bar Association.
Bob Ruch, an ASE certified mechanic for more than 20 years and a master technician since 1994, serves as an automotive expert, investigator and vehicle appraiser. He has been admitted to testify in an expert witness capacity by courts in automobile, truck, and motorcycle cases in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Delaware Superior Courts, as well as Maryland District Court and Maryland Circuit Court. From 1988-2003, he served as GM certified technician for two of the Philadelphia region’s largest Chevrolet, GMC and Buick dealerships, responsible for overseeing and performing new car warranty repairs, and repairing and restoring used vehicles for retail sales. He has received 32 certifications in his career.